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Arlington NAACP

Arlington NAACP meeting to feature county leaders

The Arlington branch of the NAACP will host a forum with Arlington County Board Chair Katie Cristol and Arlington School Board Chair Barbara Kanninen at its monthly meeting on Monday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. The event will be held...

NAACP to host forum on criminalization of youth

The Arlington branch of the NAACP will host a moderated discussion with Kristin Henning, the author of “The Rage of Innocence: How America Criminalizes Black Youth.” Henning draws up 25 years of experience representing youth in the District of Columbia...

NAACP bestows grants on social-safety-net organizations

As it continues to build a bigger – and at times more outspoken – footprint, the Arlington branch of the NAACP is reaching out to support partners in its efforts. On Dec. 3, the civil-rights organization presented $1,000 contributions to...

County NAACP preps for annual meeting

The Arlington branch of the NAACP will hold its end-of-year membership meeting on Monday, Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. on Zoom. In addition, the organization has announced its meeting schedule for the start of 2022, with meetings – most likely...

Arlington NAACP honors scholarship recipients

The Arlington branch of the NAACP honored its 2021 scholarship recipients at the organization’s annual Freedom Fund banquet, held online Oct. 28. Recipients of the Willard Woodson Brittain Jr. Foundation Scholarship Award included Abel Geleta (Yale University); Rylei Porter (Belmont...

Housing group posts candidate Q&A

The Alliance for Housing Solutions has posted answers to housing-related questions posed by the Arlington branch of the NAACP to candidates for County Board. Asked of candidates Takis Karantonis, Audrey Clement, Adam Theo and Mike Cantwell: • What concrete and measurable...

NAACP announces Freedom Fund honorees

The Arlington branch of the NAACP has announced award recipients who will be honored at its Oct. 28 Freedom Fund banquet, to be held in an online setting. Brad Haywood, the Arlington County public defender, will be presented with the...

Editor’s Notebook: Locked and loaded, ballot-wise

It took a mere 3 days for my request for an absentee ballot to be processed and the ballot to land in the mailslot, and then just another day for me to commune with my conscience and mark the...

Arlington NAACP to host annual banquet online

The Arlington branch of the NAACP will host its 74th annual Freedom Fund awards banquet on Thursday, Oct. 28 from 7 to 9 p.m. As with the 2020 event, the upcoming festivities will be held online due to the COVID...

NAACP to host legislative forum

The Arlington branch of the NAACP will join with Theta Rho Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. for a Sept. 30 candidate forum featuring those running for House of Delegates seats in Arlington. The event will take place...
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Police: Robber pummels store clerk after being asked for ID

On Jan. 18 at 7:37 p.m., an individual attempted to purchase items from a business in the 3100 block...
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